Agencies who can Help
Please find details below of various agencies who maybe able to offer assistance.
Surrey County Council
Community helpline number: 0300 200 1008 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Citizens Advice Bureau – Reigate & Banstead
phone helpline: 0800 8848 (charge-free)
Community Debt Advice
phone helpline: 01737 887558
Welcare – a charity that gives support to local families not offered by the statutory services.
phone: 01737 780 884
Renewed Hope Trust – a local charity that provides practical solutions and emotional support to the homeless, vulnerable and isolated. They have a drop-in centre in Redhill which provides a free packed lunch 7 days a week.
phone: 01737 886997 (office hours) 07943 685660 (out of hours)
Loveworks – a charity based in Reigate. Runs referral only food banks in Merstham, Reigate and Hooley/Netherne providing emergency food parcels for people and families in crisis.
phone: 01737 457 160
Redhill Foodbank offers food parcels to anyone living in Redhill or the immediate neighbourhood. A voucher is needed to get one, but no-one in desperate need will be refused. A list of agencies that issue vouchers can be found on the foodbank website.
phone: 07849 253085
East Surrey Domestic Abuse Services (ESDAS)
email: email@example.com (secure address)
Surrey helpline 01483 776822 9am-9pm
phone helpline (confidential): 01737 771350 9am-4pm Mon-Fri
text: 07860 039720
Samaritans – a nationwide 24/7 network that provides a listening service and support for people struggling to cope, or for people worried about someone else.
phone helpline: 116 123 (free of charge)
phone helpline: 01883 330720
Surrey Drug & Alcohol Service
phone helpline: 0300 222 5932
Al-Anon – for relatives & friends affected by those with alcohol problems
phone helpline: 0800 0086 811
Deborah Mathews, 02/12/2020